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Lewis Hamilton boosts Formula 1 title challenge
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Lewis Hamilton will start on pole

Lewis Hamilton claims pole position for Hungarian Grand Prix

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Lewis Hamilton in action in Hungary

Lewis Hamilton impresses during practice for Hungarian Grand Prix

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Ron Dennis confident Lewis Hamilton will remain at McLaren

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<b>Total earnings: </b>£20.4 million <br/>
<b>Salary/winnings: </b>£18.5 million <br/>
<b>Endorsements: </b>£1.9 million <br/>
Fernando Alonso is a Formula One driver for Ferrari. He is the highest paid driver in the sport.

Ferrari praise 'perfect' Fernando Alonso ahead of Hungarian Gran Prix

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The Sports Matrix: Monday 23 July 2012

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